Jan Job de Vries Robbé

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

Dutch Development Bank FMO, The Netherlands


Jan Job (JJ) de Vries Robbé is Manager of Legal Affairs and Compliance at the Dutch Development Bank FMO. He has extensive experience in international finance, obtained by working both in private practice (in top tier law firms) and in-house roles (in investment banks) in both Australia and the Netherlands. Whilst originally specialising in structured finance (such as securitisation and credit derivatives), his current role covers a broad range of financial products in international development finance, including (renewable) project finance, syndicated lending and restructurings. JJ has a keen interest in financial litigation and regulatory reform, as well as inclusive finance. He is currently working on a new book on development finance. He also teaches at the University of Sydney.